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C-SPAN’s online video feed of the House floor shortly switches to the Russian channel

C-SPAN online stream of the action on the floor of the House of Representatives, by mistake, a shipment of RT for about ten minutes on a Thursday.

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., was to speak on the floor, during a debate on the Securities & Exchange Commission, if the RT online feed switched, funded by the Russian government.

C-SPAN spokesman Howard Mortman told Fox News that the switch may be a routing issue and said that the network investigated.

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The change in the programming on C-SPAN, cable or satellite broadcast of the House floor. In addition, there was no interference with the Stock feed, which is controlled by the house of representatives.

The programming glitch came hours after a power failure interrupted the Senate confirmation hearing for Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan. to the top of the CIA. The hearing convened again in another room.

The architect of the Capitol’s office, says a local energy company “de-energized” a system that feeds power to the Hart Senate Office Building. The office of the company, Pepco says the power is lost.

Fox News’ Chad Pergram and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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